CU Supports DACA

Under the current administration,there have been many attempts to alter or eliminate prior legislation, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is one of the programs that has come under attack. In response to Trump’s decision to end DACA, the University of Colorado Boulder has taken a stand in support of all dreamers, students and […]

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Post-Eclipse Disasters

The Great American eclipse of 2017 was an amazing once-in-a-lifetime occurrence, surreal and peaceful, but since then it seems the world has been ravaged by several natural disasters. From monstrous wildfires to record-breaking hurricanes, these disasters have torn apart communities, even states, and in some cases, have prompted a global response. The longest lasting disaster […]

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Defining Diversity

According to the Fall Census Report for 2017, the University of Colorado’s College of Engineering & Applied Science demonstrates an undergraduate student body with the following stats: Gender: 26.2 percent female, 73.8 percent male First-Generation Status: 15.9 percent first gen., 84.1 percent not first gen. Race/Ethnicity: 61.8 percent white, 11.6 percent Hispanic/Latino, 11.2 percent International, […]

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Engineering Buffs Abroad

New staff members Anna Pyle and Vanessa Velez, both juniors majoring in civil engineering, had the opportunity to study abroad during the fall 2017 semester. Anna – Australia Studying abroad in Wollongong, Australia for five months opened my eyes to a new world where there were endless beaches, swooping birds, barefooted people, abbreviated words, drivers […]

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The Life of a Freshman

Remember when you were a freshman? Or perhaps you are one. Either way, odds are you’ve experienced dorm life, community building and the wrath of APPM exams. This semester, I interviewed about 40 freshmen students asking for their thoughts and experiences of freshmen year.  I also asked questions about out-of-state versus in-state experience, their participation […]

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Design with Determination

Since Fall of 2015, students at the University of Colorado Boulder have had the opportunity to see their designs come to life and help the community, thanks to Design For America (DFA), a national organization based at Northwestern University. Carlye Lauff, a doctoral student in mechanical engineering at CU, founded the DFA chapter here at […]

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